Cover Reveal: The Gradual

We’re delighted to reveal the cover for the new novel from the multiple award-winning Christopher Priest. Feast your eyes on THE GRADUAL! In this latest novel from one of the UK’s greatest writers we return to the Dream Archipelago, a string of islands that no one can map or explain. Alesandro Sussken is a composer, and we see his life as he grows up in a fascist state constantly at war with another equally faceless opponent. His brother is sent off to fight; his family is destroyed by grief. Occasionally Alesandro catches glimpses of islands in the far distance from…

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Happy Publication Day: November 13th 2014

We’d like to wish a very happy Publication Day to all of our books out in bookshops and online today. From brand new cases to acclaimed masterworks, to bleak futures and incredible adventures we’ve got some of the best and brightest SF&F to add to you to be read list this week!. Michael G. Coney Gateway Omnibus: From the vaults of the SF Gateway, the most comprehensive digital library of classic SFF titles ever assembled, comes an ideal introduction to one of the major voices of 1970s British SF, the BSFA AWARD-winning Michael G. Coney. This omnibus collection is out now in…

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Congratulations to our John W. Campbell Memorial Award shortlisted authors

Everyone here at Gollancz is thrilled by the announcement of the shortlist for the John W. Campbell Memorial Award for Best Science Fiction Novel of 2013, which you can find here.   The Gollancz nominees are as follows: Stephen Baxter – Proxima Phillip Mann – The Disestablishment of Paradise Paul McAuley – Evening’s Empires Christopher Priest – The Adjacent Alastair Reynolds – On the Steel Breeze                         The winner will be announced at the Campbell Conference on 13th June. Once again, congratulations to all our nominees!  

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Congratulations to the Arthur C. Clarke Award Shortlisted Titles and Authors

Gollancz is thrilled to report that two of our titles have been shortlisted for the Arthur C. Clarke award, the UK’s most prestigious SF award:

The Adjacent, by Christopher Priest
The Disestablishment of Paradise, by Phillip Mann

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They were joined on last night’s shortlist by:

Ancillary Justice, by Ann Leckie (Orbit)
Nexus, by Ramez Naam (Angry Robot)
God’s War, by Kameron Hurley (Del Rey)
The Machine, by James Smythe (Blue Door)

Congratulations to all of the authors, and we look forward to discovering the identity of the winner on the 1st of May at the award ceremony! Thanks to the judges and organisers, too, for an interesting and varied list.

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Happy birthday Kristos Reese

To mark the 70th birthday of Christopher Priest, the acclaimed author of The Affirmation, The Prestige, The Islanders (winner of both the BSFA amd John W. Campbell Awards for Best SF Novel) and, most recently, The Adjacent we thought we’d celebrate another figure, from another, adjacent world. Today is the70th birthday of one of the legends of the music hall, a giant of vaudeville. A man who made magic a curiously British affair. A man who first stepped on to the stage and amazed the public with his sleight of hand in 1970. 70 years a mystery, 43 years a…

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